Hackney stabbing: Teenager injured in JD Sports – BBC News

Image copyright Shulem Stern Image caption The air ambulance landed in nearby Hackney Downs before taking the victim to an east London hospital The victim, in his mid 20s, was taken to hospital after he was injured in Upper Clapton Road. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

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How your favorite sports mascots come to life

(CNN)In the 1970s, fans of the San Diego Padres had little to cheer about on the field. But in 1974, a dancing man in a chicken suit changed everything. Soon, crowds were filling stadiums around the country — not to watch the Padres, but to see what the San Diego Chicken would do next. He

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Tom Jenkins best sports photos of 2016

The Guardian and Observer sport photographer Tom Jenkins selects his favourite images from 2016 and recalls how each one was created Andy Murray wins Wimbledon again 10 July 135mm lens 1/1600 f4 ISO 1000 Championship-winning point at Wimbledon is always a bit nervy for me even though I have done

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The alternative 2016 sports awards: the years best quotes, gaffes and meltdowns

Forget the medal tables: it was another big year for sporting soap opera. The quotes, the rows and the capybaras that made the past 12 months special Star of the year Cristiano Ronaldo won a fourth Ballon dOr, launched a range of tossed a microphone into a lake, inspired a Ian Finch (@FinchIan)

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